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  • Writer's pictureDarlene Walchuk

Is IPL Photofacials Good for Sun-Damaged Skin?


Lulmecca can reduce the effects of the sun and sun spots

The sun is shining, and it feels so good after the dreary days of winter. We all love getting outdoors and doing more when the sun shines; there is a reason for that.


The sun’s rays actually boost serotonin – the feel-good hormone. Beyond lifting our moods, the sun also affects us physically.

The sun's rays can help our bodies by producing vitamin D, and this can reduce the chances of developing osteoporosis and other bone diseases. But too much sun can also tend to age our skin more quickly. Too much exposure to the sun can cause something called photoaging. According to the Canadian Dermatology Association – photoaging is premature aging of the skin from overexposure to harmful UV rays. It causes wrinkles around the eyes and mouth and forehead frown lines. The skin can look dull and uneven, and spots may begin to appear on any parts of the body that have been exposed for a long time. It can also cause melanoma and rosacea.

That is why it is so important to wear good sunscreen any time you are outside; even if it doesn’t seem that sunny, the sun’s rays can affect your skin.

AlumierMD is medical-grade skincare and has several products for sun damage. They have two sunscreen products, Clear Shield Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 42 and Sheer Hydration Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 40, that are excellent for protecting the skin.

Before and After using IPL Photofacial

Good news, there is another solution!


IPL Photofacials is a technology that helps reduce the signs of photoaging and more.
It can treat different parts of the body as well as the face.

IPL with Lumecca™ by Inmode is what Secret Faces offers, and it provides remarkable results, no matter what the condition is before the treatment takes place.

Lumecca™ by Inmode (intense pulsed light or IPL) delivers up to 3X more energy to improve the effectiveness and optimize the treatment of a variety of lesions with fewer sessions. For skin rejuvenation, it is optimal.

Remarkable improvements can be seen after just one use in the clarity of the skin.

The process should take 20 to 30 minutes, depending on how large the area is on the body, and the benefit of Lumecca™ IPL therapy is you can return to your daily activities right afterwards.

For the results you want, treatments should be spaced about one month apart to let your skin heal in between.

Click here for answers to your questions about IPL Photofacials.

Darlene customizes each treatment, and the overall experience is just as important to Darlene as the outcome.



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